Andrew Garfield‘s star shot straight to the top when he portrayed Eduardo Saverin in The Social Network.
Garfield was born on August 20, 1983 in Los Angeles. At age 4, he moved with his English mother and American father to Surrey, England; he holds dual citizenship in both the U.S. and U.K.
After trying a number of activities, his parents suggested acting classes. One of his teachers then encouraged Garfield to make a career out of his newfound craft.
In 2007, Variety magazine named Garfield one of the “10 Actors to Watch.” That same year he starred in his first film, Lion for Lambs, with Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep. Garfield also won a BAFTA Best Acting award for his role in Boy A.
In 2010, Garfield starred in his breakthrough role playing friend-to-foe of Jesse Eisenberg‘s Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He received a Golden Globe nomination for the part.
Garfield took over the web shooters when he played Peter Parker in 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man and 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. He dated costar Emma Stone from 2011 to 2015.
In 2016, he starred in director Martin Scorsese‘s Silence, which earned him best actor nominations at the Academy Awards, BAFTAs, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Golden Globes.
He made a name for himself on the stage too, winning the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in Angels in America on Broadway in 2017. He got to show off his musical theater skills in 2021 when he starred in Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s adaptation of Tick, Tick… Boom! for Netflix.
Garfield dated Christine Gabel, a model and medical student, from 2019 to 2021. He sparked relationship speculation with model Alyssa Miller in November 2021.